Post-Course Evaluation: Plain/Clear Language

We would like to know how the WordTask course you recently attended has affected your on-the-job writing. Your answers to the four questions below will allow us to relate the course objectives to the improvements you have noticed in your writing. We also hope the survey gives you a chance to reflect on how, and to what degree, your writing has changed.


  1. Select the item that best fits your response to our course.
  2. Answer the nine questions that follow by inserting text in the boxes provided. Text is required in all of the boxes; please enter NA in any box for which you do not wish to add a comment.
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Information about you

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Your use of plain/clear language

1. What aspects of plain language have you applied in your writing?


2. Have any factors in your job made the use of plain language difficult to apply?


3. What improvements, if any, do you or your readers observe in your writing since you started applying the process? (Select as many as apply to you.)

Readers note better structure.
Readers note better style and grammar.
You now receive fewer revision comments.
You achieve desired response from your reader.
Readers act on what you write.

Comments on improvements observed:

4. Do you think your attitude toward your writing has changed since taking the course? (Select as many as apply to you.)

Less overwhelmed by the task
More confident
More in control of your ideas

Comments on changed attitude toward writing:

 General comments on the course or its value to your work:

Please contact me about my progress.
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